AccelOps' Channel Program Rewards Resellers with Higher Margins

AccelOps' Channel Program Rewards Resellers with Higher Margins
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Sonobe Joins DOE Information Technology Office
Clyde Sonobe has been approved by the Hawai'i State Board of Education as assistant superintendent for the Hawai'i State Department of Education's Office of Information Technology Services. “Clyde's extensive technical and management experience in the …
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Apple Buys Metaio For Augmented Reality Technology
For example, 9to5Mac recently reported that Apple is prepping a new iOS project code-named Proactive that leverages Siri and other features to provide timely information and points of interest to users through an AR interface working with Maps.
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Archaeological Lessons from the Battlefield

Archaeological Lessons from the Battlefield
Event on 2013-07-11 18:30:00

Protecting cultural heritage in conflict zones from a military perspective.

As a member of the audience in this fascinating lecture you will be able to join in the conversation as Dora Constantinidis crosses to Afghanistan to speak to Andrea Argirides.

From her position as both a researcher and a military officer in the Australian Defence Force, Andrea Argirides is uniquely placed to discuss the importance of protecting cultural heritage in war torn nations such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and review previous coalition defence force mismanagement of cultural heritage sites. 

Andrea Argirides is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Classics and Archaeology at the University of Melbourne. A military officer with the Australian Defence Force, Ms Argirides is currently in Afghanistan where she is undertaking her second tour of duty overseas, having served in Iraq in 2008. Her thesis on the protection of cultural heritage and archaeological sites in times of conflict uses Iraq as her case study. 

Dora Constantinidis, whose archaeological research focuses on the Middle East and the Aegean, is an expert in the use of computer technology in gathering and analysing archaeological data. Having completed undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne and then a PhD from the University of Athens, Dr Constantinidis returned to Melbourne, where she is a Fellow in the Centre for Classics and Archaeology, a researcher in the Computing and Information Systems department at the University of Melbourne, and teaches in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. 

Dr Constantinidis will deliver this lecture, crossing live to Andrea Argirides in Afghanistan.

at Theatre A, Elisabeth Murdoch BuildingUniversity of Melbourne
Spencer Road
Parkville, United States

Buchanan & Edwards Named to CRN’s 2013 Solution Provider 500 List

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) has been recognized by UBM Channel as part of the CRNs 18th annual Solution Provider 500 List. The list ranks the top technology integrators in North America. This is BEs second year on the list, moving up 24 spots from #476 in 2012 to #452 for 2013.

BE works hard to produce innovative technology solutions that support our Governments missions. Recognition on CRNs 2013 Solution Provider 500 List is a tremendous honor and substantiates BE as a thought leader in the industry, said Brian Karlisch, CEO and founding partner of BE.

BEs mission focused best practices generate effective development tools which have allowed BE to stand out from others on this years Solution Provider 500 List. In the evolving economic and technology environments, BE continues to deliver solutions that streamline business processes and will create a lasting value for customers.

CRN composes a list each year that ranks the top solution providers in North America. The Solution Provider list identifies the highest revenue producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel. The organizations are chosen based off their demonstrative innovative and forward-thinking approaches to IT solutions. The list will be published in the June issue of CRN Magazine, in addition to its publication on the CRN Tablet Edition application for the iPad. For more information and a complete listing of winners, visit

About Buchanan & Edwards:

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is an information technology and professional services consulting firm, which provides clients with innovative technology solutions and organizational management services to deliver mission success.

Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission, and the unique challenges they face. BE is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Application Development and Collaboration & Content, the winner of the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award for the US Department of State and a three-time Inc. 5005000 awardee.

BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level 3 processes and ISO 9001:2008 standards. For additional information, please visit our website at

China Invention Patents Granted to Shanghai Guangdianbao Information

China Invention Patents Granted to Shanghai Guangdianbao Information
SHANGHAI, China, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On May 8th, 2013, Shanghai Guangdianbao Information Technology Company Limited was granted two invention patents by the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China.
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Inside Wisconsin: State health tech companies poised to make most of reform
The Marshfield Clinic, which has about 50 clinics in Wisconsin, announced it will form Marshfield Clinic Information Services, a company that will build on nearly five decades of health information technology expertise. The clinic has used a homegrown …

Google Confirms Waze Purchase, Development Stays Put
As expected, Google (GOOG) confirmed on Tuesday its purchase of Israeli mobile mapping and navigation developer Waze, an acquisition that positions it squarely in the middle of the hotly competitive user-input mapping segment. Brian McClendon, Google …
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Panopto and Instructure Expand Integration between Lecture Capture and Learning Management Systems


Video platform provider Panopto today announced a unique, expanded integration with Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, enabling educators and students one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and enabling IT administrators one-click integration of all courses and lectures.

For IT administrators, the integration reduces the effort typically involved in connecting lecture capture and learning management systems. With one mouse click, administrators can now connect all courses within Canvas to their associated lecture recordings, and set up single sign on (SSO) between the two systems.

Panopto is the only product that allows us to connect our lecture videos with all of our Canvas courses at once, said Brent Saltzman, Division of Information Technology at Creighton University. As a result, my team will save time and effort that would otherwise be spent manually integrating courses one at a time.

Faculty can now record new videos directly from within Canvas. With one click, instructors can launch Panoptos recording software in order to capture lectures and supplementary course videos.

For students, the integration simplifies access to course recordings. Without leaving Canvas, students can view live and on-demand Panopto videos. They can also access recordings from their iPad or iPhone using Panoptos mobile app.

“Panopto has built a deeper integration into Canvas that will make it easier for students, teachers and administrators to leverage video instruction inside the LMS, said Brian Whitmer, co-founder and chief product officer of Instructure. This is a great step forward for our collective customers because it shifts the focus from using the technology to educating the students.

The integration seamlessly connects the two products, providing universities with an online learning solution that is ideal for traditionally enrolled students as well as for large-scale open course access via the web.

Panopto and Instructure share a belief that technology should simplify and enhance the learning experience, said Eric Burns, co-founder and chief product officer of Panopto. Were providing institutions with the easiest path to connecting their lecture capture and learning management systems.

The Panopto-Canvas integration is available free to customers in Panopto 4.4.

About Panopto

Panopto creates software that enables enterprises and academic institutions to record, broadcast, search and share all of their video content and presentations. Panopto is currently in use at Fortune 500 companies around the world and is the fastest-growing lecture capture solution at leading universities. Privately-held, Panopto was founded in 2007 by technology entrepreneurs and software design veterans at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science. For more information, visit

About Instructure

Instructure is a technology company committed to improving education. We provide instructors and students modern tools and resources to empower the learning experience. Instructure offers Canvas Network the open, easy-to-use, cloud-native learning management system. We also provide , an index of open, online courses from Ivy Leagues to community colleges. To keep learning, visit

LucidPipe Power System from Lucid Energy Selected for the Sustainia100 Top Sustainable Solutions

Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 11, 2013

Lucid Energy today announced that its flagship product, the LucidPipe Power System, has been named to the Sustainia100 for its positive social, economic and environmental impact on local communities. The LucidPipe in-conduit hydropower system, which enables industrial, municipal and agricultural facilities to produce clean, reliable, low-cost electricity from their gravity-fed water pipelines and effluent streams, was selected for inclusion in the Sustainia100 sustainability guide, which identifies the most innovative sustainable solutions around the world.

Sustainia100 evaluated and selected the 100 most impactful solutions out of more than 500 nominated projects and technologies that have been deployed in 128 countries.

There are so many great ideas and promising solutions from around the globe, it is truly an honor to be named to this prestigious list, said Gregg Semler, President and CEO of Lucid Energy.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California and Honorary Chair of Sustainia Award, offered his congratulations to the Sustainia100 for 2013. They are the true action heroes of sustainability, he said. From Canada to Kenya to Guatemala to India, these solutions are proving that we can build communities that are both environmentally and economically sustainable today and for generations to come.

Sustainia100 is a tool for investors, business leaders, decision makers and consumers as it provides insights to the most promising solutions at the forefront of sustainable transformation. It identifies solutions within 10 sectors: Education, Energy, Health, Smart Cities, Resources, Buildings, Food, Fashion, Transportation and Information Technology. Selected solutions also include: waterless dyeing of fashion garments; intelligent streetlights and a virtual power plant.

Congratulations to the selected 100 solutions, said Erik Rasmussen, founder of Sustainia. In each of their fields, these solutions have proved that sustainable alternatives are not only available, but also attractive, competitive and successful. Each and every solution gives us hope for a faster transformation to a sustainable future.

Award for the Best Solution

As a selected Sustainia100 solution, the LucidPipe Power System also enters the field of nominees for an international sustainability award, the Sustainia Award, chaired by former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Mr. Schwarzenegger heads the selection jury that also includes former Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard and Chair of the UN climate panel, IPCC, Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri.

“It is really encouraging to see that new, innovative solutions continue to emerge in all parts of the world, said Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action. Here is all the proof we need that sustainable solutions work, that they are profitable, desirable and successful. I look forward to awarding the best one at this year’s Sustainia Award Ceremony.

The winner of the Sustainia Award will be announced at a ceremony in Copenhagen on November 7, 2013. The EU Commissioner will furthermore reward the best European solution.

New Solutions and Trends in Sustainability

Research and data behind the Sustainia100 reflect new market trends and developments. Increasingly, sustainable innovation acknowledges the importance of consumer behavior by giving users access to data that drive them to change their energy and fuel consumption. More and more, sustainable solutions are using big data analytics to lower waste.

It is very encouraging to see that Sustainia100 solutions show that the geography of sustainability innovation is global, said Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact. Sustainia is demonstrating that a transformation towards a greener and more inclusive world is possible everywhere.”

About Lucid Energy

Lucid Energy Inc. is a provider of renewable energy systems. Lucid Energys patented LucidPipe Power System enables industrial, municipal and agricultural facilities to generate clean, reliable, low-cost electricity from their gravity-fed water pipelines and effluent streams.

Lucid Energy was formed in 2007 with the mission of creating a new way for industries particularly those that use large amounts of water and electricity to turn the untapped energy of moving water into cost-saving, renewable energy. In 2008, Lucid formed a strategic relationship with Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ: NWPX), the largest manufacturer of steel water transmission pipe in the United States. The two companies collaborated on the development of the lift-based turbine design that is the foundation for the LucidPipe in-pipe hydropower system.

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Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the UN climate panel, IPCC:

Sustainia100 raises awareness about the man-made effects on our environment by giving us 100 man-made solutions. Hence, the challenge of climate change is addressed through harnessing of technology, innovation and research available to the world. With this solution-based approach, Sustainia100 delivers a clear and comprehensive call for action to a broad audience of politicians and corporations as well as civil society.”

Pella Corporation Selects ReliaCloud as Platform for Growth

DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) June 05, 2013

Vital Support Systems announced today they have signed a three-year contract with Pella Corporation to provide ReliaCloud. As a virtualized, outsourced production server environment, ReliaCloud becomes the new host location for Pellas global, customer-facing website, Vital is also implementing all of the Cisco technologies for Pella.

Once we selected Cisco, we chose Vital as the partner of choice and their ReliaCloud service as the platform to host our global website, said Jim Thomas, director of IT Operations at Pella. We wanted a partner with deep technical knowledge of Cisco and the resources to implement new solutions. We had a seamless integration. And just knowing Vital has the Master UC Certification gives us confidence in the support they can provide.

Since integrating the Vital and Cisco solutions, Pella has received great feedback from their customers. Thomas adds, Everything we do is focused on our customers. Since making the transition, our customer satisfaction ratings for our call center have increased by more than five percentage points.

In addition to ReliaCloud and integrating Cisco solutions, Vital is also providing staff augmentation and managed services for Pella. From enterprise Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), to contact center solutions, collaboration tools (e.g., WebEx, Instant Messenger), data center, wireless LAN and more, Vital is playing a critical role in nearly all of Pellas IT infrastructure.

Several years ago we started working with Vital due to the expertise in networking, Thomas said. Since that time our relationship has grown to include a vast array of Cisco products. Vital has continued to provide the expert skills and expertise in VoIP we need to be successful.

Pella Corporation offers a broad range of quality residential and commercial windows and doors for new construction and remodeling projects. Over time, the company has expanded to 65 U.S. locations, including show rooms, branches, and manufacturing sites.

We are pleased to have been chosen by Pella for our skills, expertise, and in-depth knowledge, says Jeff Sparling, CEO, Vital Support Systems. We appreciate the confidence Pella has in our team. We set out to become a trusted advisor and collaborative partner. Weve had many open discussions with Pella and will continue to work together to design the best IT solutions.

For example, to provide an additional best fit solution, Vital has engaged its sister company OneNeck

AnythingIT Publishes Article in Information Technology Asset Knowledge

AnythingIT Publishes Article in Information Technology Asset Knowledge
FAIR LAWN, N.J., May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AnythingIT, Inc., (OTCBB:ANYI), a leading information technology electronics recycler and e-waste handler serving both government and commercial markets, announced the publication of a new article …
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Seat of Power: the computer workstation for the person with everything
Information Technology Technology Lab · Product News & Reviews Gear & Gadgets · Business of Technology Ministry of Innovation · Security & Hacktivism Risk Assessment · Civilization & Discontents Law & Disorder · The Apple Ecosystem Infinite Loop …
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ARRAY Information Technology Records Back-to-Back Wins on Two Major Air
GREENBELT, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Array Information Technology (ARRAY) announced today that the U.S. Air Force has awarded the company two major, competitively selected awards to help the Air Force sustain and modernize two top-tier logistics …
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